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, live at sfo, kron4 news. >>> one family on san francisco's russian hill was startled awake when a 45-ton cypress tree uprooted and fell, crashing into their home. >> well, what happened was, at first it was just a huge explosion, and i thought it was an earthquake. and so i said it's okay! it was just an earthquake. and my son was in his room, and he ran in to get underneath the doorway, i said everything's okay. and thousand i came back into the -- then i came back into where my husband was sleeping, and i realized the tree had fallen on the house. and i saw there was at 1.1 branch sticking out. so i said you better move! >> a 75-ton crane had to be brought in to begin removing the tree from the house. we will have an update on the massive sink hole in lafayette coming up. >>> san francisco police broke up part of a multimillion auto burglary operation. the stolen items included 100 cellphones, more than 75 laptops, jewelry, and $32,000 in cash. officers believe this ring is a small part of a large operation still going on in san francisco and other places in the bay area. the polic
djegal reports from san francisco international airport. but first lets check in with jacqueline for the latest on our weather forecast. >> jacqueline: pam, this rate has not let up showers continuing to push to the bay area. a moderate weather cells pushing through san francisco. even the lightning strikes offshore. that, with the moderate rainfall and heavy rainfall over the golden gate right now. some lighter rain over the embarcadero. to zoom in, some heavy near ocean beach and berkeley. lighter rain fall in berkeley but in the north bay, some pockets of heavy rain throughout novado and san rafael. today, nearly two-inches thus far in portions of the north bay or three-inches in santa rosa. a bit of 1 in. in petaluma but by and large not that impressive today. more for today and this system looks stronger >> pam: we continue our storm coverage. and head to the northbay. that's where we find kron 4's jeff bush in larkspur jeff any more rain tonight yet? >> pam, it has been coming in waves into marin county. the conditions are pretty decent but earlier, the wet weather was maki
to lose control of his car. >> for the ban of assault weapons protested in san francisco this afternoon. members of the brady campaign laid on the cold concrete of justin hermin plaza earlier today. the brady campaign and others like them are mobilizing to keep the dialogue following the connecticut school shooting in the forefront of their fight to ban assault weapons. >> it's unfortunate what we have said what has to happen, how many people have to die, what age the people have to be to really make a solid change in this country and unfortunately we have seen what that tragedy has been. >> the campaign is hopeful, that their pleas finally reached the president himself. mister obama put vice president joe biden in charge of a task force that will present a set of gun control recommendations to the president next month. the brady campaign hopes that it will bring change this time around. >> coming up! a bay area family in the semi-finals of a nationwide competition. the prize money will be going to a local school district if they win. details, next! plus a community continues to mourn.
they will try and prove that the ban needs to be lifted. many credit former san francisco mayor gavin newsom with starting the ball rolling on same sex marriage back in 2004. we talked to him earlier and got his reaction to the high courts decision to review the case. >> in my lifetime, i did not expect the supreme court to have in front of them today. now, we are having a different argument with the united states that also supports marriage equality. it is a pretty extraordinary thing and a testament to people not giving up and a testament to the future. >>pam: those on the other side of the aisle are also happy with today's decsion. that's because.if the supreme court had denied the case. the ban on same sex marriage would have been lifted. andy pugno from 'protect marriage dot com' spoke with kron4 on the phone earlier today. finally, we are going to have a shot at a fair hearing in front of the supreme court. ultimately, we could prevail. twice, the people of san francisco have sided with traditional marriage. and they say that today that the polling is with the traditionait is a sidig w
will be right back. óó >> let's take a quick look outside. here is a shot from san francisco from van ness ave. let's check in with janu for your first forecast. >> the system that was bringing us more stirred yesterday has been pushed out of the area. we are still dealing with lingering sprinkler and through the south bay as well as parts of the peninsula. taking a look outside at the toll plaza you concede that it is pretty much cloudy with no rain. it is dry out pretty nicely. the temperatures are sitting right now in the 40's. >> tracking the temperatures for your future cast 4 by 7:00 a.m. it is mostly 40's. by 10:00 a.m. we may see 50s indicated by light blue color of your screen. the afternoon will be 50s widespread. for those of you heading out this evening the temperatures will drop back down to the 40's. it will be a chilly evening. the overnight low and tomorrow morning it will be a lot of 30's. >> 29 degrees will be for santa rosa and 38 degrees for richmond. 29 degrees for livermore. there are a lot of below freezing temperatures for tomorrow morning. it will be 54 drop the south
in downtown san francisco this weekend. traffic is higher than usual with shoppers and drivers packing the area in and around union square. more now from kron four's jeff bush who braved the holiday crowds. >> traffic has been crazy down here at union square but those who chose to drive had to be patient because it's been a slow roll all day long. the drive down oferrel street was a slow motion affair and it took several cycles of the traffic lights just to move a block. it was a convergence of pedestrians and other drivers and total gridlock was often the case at any given intersection within a mile of the square. (horns honking) >> freyed nerves and impatience were affecting many drivers who were caught off guard by the overwhelming amount of drivers ( honking ) >> and pedestrians. thousands of people were out and about with their shopping bags in tow. when the lights turned, you can see that the intersections were filled with at least a hundred people every time the light turned green. but, eventually, as slow as it was, people got where they were going and joined in with the annual
. in the north bay, just under 2 in.. one half inch pan san francisco, traces and dublin. and oakland, also not that much but this system is just as strong as the last one. we will see scattered showers with the high wind advisory in place for the bay bridge. the high wind advisory starting at 10:00 p.m. the heaviest rainfall and corn will be tomorrow morning court wednesday. the good news is that-quarter will be tomorrow but a decrease in showers for the latter part of said it will not be that bad. we will time it out on futurecast. i will let you know what we can expect. when we can get a break. >> we are going to jeff bush. you say that residents are looking at a rapidly rising river? >> let me put this into perspective take a look behind me. this is the parking lot behind johnson's speech. 2 mi. from downtown and the water is already risen. the parking lot and set to about 2 ft. or that grassy area is toward a normal river level is nearly 50 ft.. so it has risen nearly 100 ft.. let me show you video from earlier the russian resort is swollen. in some portions of it is up to the tree bra
we did what we did in the san francisco the overwhelming majority of democrats opposed it. now, we are having a different argument with the president of the united states. it is extraordinary. the future is not just in front of you, it is inside of you you have to manifest in, step up, step and. >> the stage is set. in the six months. >> dan, and as you know the challenge was filed on behalf of two gay couples. kristin perry and his sandy live in berkeley. alicea read got the reaction. >> proposition 8 has been a hot topic for quite some time and the supreme court is reviewing it. there will be able to marry whomever they choose marriage is something they look for a word to in their lifetime batting california, that is not an option if you want a legal union with somebody o >> fairness for all, we all have the same people at the same number of chromosomes. i made a decent person, a gay man myself them one proposition 8 and 2008, this union filed a suit saying that it was not constitutional and it was discriminatory. >> there are increased hate crime between lesbians and gays becaus
street celebrations in the haight ashbury neighborhood after the san francisco giants victory. they are checking out the surveillance video of what happened. >> hanukkah, and christmas, traffic, and jeff bush is at union square. >> the traffic is still pretty crazy. thousands of people are here to get their holiday show fun. anybody who drove down had to bring some patients because it has been slow all day. >> the drive down this street was a slow day, and it took several cycles just to move one block of the traffic light signals. a merger of pedestrians, drivers in total gridlock was often the case for them 1 mi. of this square. if (car horsn >> many people were caught off guard with the overwhelming amount of pedestrians, drivers there were out and about direct and when the lights turn to you can see that the intersections were filled with at least 100 people every time the light to turn to scre. after green and eventually, people got to where there were going and they joined in with the annual tradition of holiday shopping in the city. you can see there are still people com
packed a building in san francisco. they received bags filled with toys just in time for christmas. one parent shares how important this program is to her family. >> vicki: francisco giants mascot lou seal also stopped by to help hand out toys for the children. glide memorial church will also hold a special prime rib luncheon on christmas eve. it's sponsored by joe betz and san francisco's house of prime rib. it'll all take place at 330 ellis street in san francisco from 11 a-m until 2 p-m. next up. we take a look at county health worker in trouble for stealing food stamp money. plus, people are fired up about gun control. we'll see who's lining up on which side of the debate. and the last of the newton children who were massacred at school.have been laid to rest. the kron 4 news at 8 continues.after this. >> vicki: a contra costa county employment and human services worker has been arrested and charged for allegedly stealing food stamp funding. tina crosby was arrested on thursday on suspicion of embezzling public funds. falsifying records. and identity theft. an investigation by the d
use to enter san francisco bay. the goal is to reduce collisions between large vessels and whales. kron 4's charles clifford has details. >> reporter: migrating whales, such humpbacks, often pass through the waters off california's coast. far to often, these large creatures collide with cargo ships, killing or severely injuring the whales. but under a plan developed by the national oceanic and atmospheric administration, and now approved by the international maritime organization, cargo ships will be required to travel through narrower shipping lanes in an effort to avoid these deadly collisions. the changes involve shipping lanes at the port of los angeles and long beach, as well as the approach to san francisco bay. this is a google earth view of san franciso looking north across the city. currently any cargo ship that enters or exits san francisco bay has to use one of three shipping lanes, seen here in red. but under the newly approved plan, these lanes will be reconfigured. the new routes will be longer and narrower. the idea is to restrict ships to a smaller area when they p
to remember the victims of the school shooting. kron four's jeff bush was with a group in san francisco and talked to people directly affected by gun violence and this weeks shooting. several dozen gathered at the playground in dolores park at sundown. it was a fitting place to remember the young lives that were lost on friday. reading of names. everyone was clearly moved by the east coast mass murder but stephanie dalton had a heavier heart than most. stephanie dalton knew one of the victims i work with jazz muscians and a very dear friend of mine, jazz saxaphonist, jimmy greene, who is a very beautiful person who's five year old girl, ana greene was lost. >> stephanie could not contain her emotion when she showed me the picture of her friend's daughter. >> ana was just bright and full and what everybody told me she had the whole world with two loving parents and a father who writes and plays the most beautiful music. >>reporter: megan scully has also been directly affected by a mass shooting. megan scully shooting >> i lost my brother at 101 california 20 years ago to a similar incide
how traffic in san francisco.. part of the great highway in san francisco ... had to be shut down because of heavy flooding. kron-4's philippe djegal shows us... how traffic was affected ... and, he reports these closures happen more often than you might think. >> the rain started falling early friday morning here in the east bay. this is video from along highway 24 near the caldecott tunnell just after sunrise. slick conditions continued throughout the morning. it was also pouring rain further east along highway 4 in oakley, the california highway patrol says that at least two cars were involved young boy was flown to to john muir medical center. from sloat to lincoln the barricades turned cars around, asking drivers instead. >> we can still take any chances with overflow and make sure that it is cleaned out but we're just waiting for the water to subside. and allow traffic to get back in again. the department of public works collaborates with the taraval police substation on deciding when closing the great highway is appropriate. and, remember, whether crossing throug
the country to remember the victims. jeff bush was with a group in san francisco and talked to people directly affected by gun violence and this weeks shooting. >> several dozen gathered at the playground in dolores park at sundown. it was a fitting place to remember the young lives that were lost on friday. (reading of names. ) >> everyone was clearly moved by the east coast mass murder but stephanie dalton had a heavier heart than most. stephanie dalton knew one of the victims >> i work with jazz muscians and a very dear friend of mine, jazz saxaphonist, jimmy greene, who is a very beautiful person who's five year old girl, ana greene was lost. >>reporter: stephanie could not contain her emotion when she showed me the picture of her friend's daughter. >> ana was just bright and full and what everybody told me she had the whole world with two loving parents and a father who writes and plays the most beautiful music. >>reporter: megan scully has also been directly affected by a mass shooting. >> i lost my brother at 101 california 20 years ago to a similar incident. he was shot by a tech, dc 9
. >> great highway along ocean beach in san francisco remains closed. kron four's philippe djegal explains why the department of public works says the roads are not safe. >> the southbound lanes of agreed highway are off- limits to tour drivers, bikers and pedestrians of the accord highway. and did the department of public works has closed it from slope to lincoln boulevard it will remain that way and definitely your to wet deep puddles in the middle of the roadway. the southbound lanes that are closest to the water. in order for the department of public works to 3-open that water is going to wrap to be drained off. the department of public works is going to walk up and down the roadways clearing out to trains. allowing the rainfall to train, a record but clearing of those dream drainage areas, and the rainfall is so bad that they're actually suggesting you've used sunset boulevard. phillipe djegal , kron 4 news. p-g-and-e crews are out in force all around the bay area.. they are trying to restore service to thousands of customers who lost power crews were out in one of the utilities fo
at schools in high crime areas >> san francisco's public schools were on high security alert as well after today's massacre in connecticut kron 4's alecia reid tells us what the city's school district was doing to try and ease parents fears. >> no chances are being taken with public schools. word spread of the two dozen people mostly children that were brutally shot at the connecticut elementary school. san francisco checked in with any school to see if there was any problems. >> if there is an ongoing and active shooter we take immediate action. lives are at stake if there is an immediate see, our offer is ouoften gathered and in gauged. officers. the of all those city's schools and did not talk about the tragedy there were counselors ready. parents fully intend on explaining the turn of events. >> she is curious about it. the children just want to know that they are safe. this is why we discuss it. >> there is additional support for the weekend they can call " to 311 " for counseling. and also, they can call 311 and even offer further help. >>jacqueline: we did see some rainfall and cold
this new image at the american geophysical union meeting here in san francisco earlier this week. and a reminder, the bay area's favorite way to ring in the new year is fast approaching. the biggest parties and spectacular fireworks will year's live, hosted by catherine heenan and gary radnich.
in session until a new congress is sworn in january third. someone hacked into her the san francisco muni service will be free this friday to celebrate muni's 100 years of service. and 100 years of customer support. all buses.including light rail lines and cable cars will be free from 5 a-m friday through 5 a-m saturday muni officials initially considered charging a five cent fare.the price riders paid a century ago. but ride free instead. muni service will also be between 8 p.m. monday through 6 a.m. tuesday. >> jacqueline: it was dry but the rain fall overturns. with mostly clear skies and colder temperatures. for rainfall-will return clouds increasing. the lingering towards a saturday. as we take a look on futurecast we already see the increase with clouds but the revolt was not arrive until later here comes the cold front by 6:00 on friday it will push into santa rosa. by 8:00, moderate rainfall and the san mateo coast of the heart of the north bay. by 9:00, eastward, he were, fremont experiencing heavier weather cells. midnight, rainfall south of the golden gate turn a showery. 7:00
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